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pochoonlineRunning POCHO is a real job. It takes hours of work, dedication and writers, editors, artists and videographers.

And it takes time and money.

We’ve got the time. We need you for the money.

  • We’d like more Internet bandwidth which means we need more money for our hosting company.
  • We’d like to rebuild this website, which means we need to hire a web development company.
  • And we’d like to pay the volunteer editors, cartoonists, reporters, and photographers who contribute because they believe in the mission.

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smokeythebearPOCHO has been fighting Donald Trump since 2012 and we don’t intend to stop now.

We have a long hard fight ahead of us, and you can help with a cash donation. [Mas…]

smokeythebearPOCHO has been fighting Donald Trump since 2012 and we don’t intend to stop now.

We have a long hard fight ahead of us, and you can help with a cash donation. [Mas…]

mas2It was quite a year in Ñews y Satire business — our craziest, most exciting year yet.

We moved into new territory, actually MAKING some news by spotlighting some scoundrels and celebrating some angels.

Does it matter what stories we liked? Dunno. These are the stories that you clicked the most:

  1. SoCal Realtor™ gringa doesn’t like Mexican flag on lawn (video)
  2. Mexican TV’s Sandra Corcuera stays cool after live ‘nip slip’ (video)
  3. Our heritage and culture are not your Halloween costume [Mas…]

dailypennsylvanianlogoIn 1996, The Daily Pennsylvanian, the student newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania, reported on a presentation by POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz at the 14th annual Festival Latino de Penn.

You won’t believe what happened next!

Actually, nothing happened next — it happened a few years before 1996. Que? POCHO Jefe-de-Content Comic Saenz was Managing Editor of VERY SAME The Daily Pennsylvanian when he went to Penn and he planted that Lalo story in a future edition by means of his WordPress wormhole publishing prowess, which powers this POCHO.COM you are reading right now!

Lalo has remained true to his mission. At the festival, he unveiled his plans for POCHO.COM, his vision for a virtual varrio on the Internets, where ordinary people can control their own media:

Chicano cartoonist entertains students
By ANJALI KUMAR · March 28, 1996, 5:00 am

Cartooning is not what it used to be, according to Chicano political cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz.

Alcaraz spoke Monday night in Houston Hall, opening up the 14th annual Festival Latino de Penn. [Mas…]

The Mr. POCHO story: How it all began

by Lalo Alcaraz January 25, 2012 Cartoons
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Yesterday, when I was on Patt Morrison’s KPCC radiola, she asked me about the new POCHO. To answer her question, I held this cartoon up to the microphone. Just in case you weren’t listening, here it is again.

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